Dehua Pei, PhDProfessor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Ohio State University
Dehua Pei is the Charles H. Kimberly Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at The Ohio State University. He received his B.S. degree in chemistry from Wuhan University, China and a PhD degree in organic chemistry from University of California, Berkeley. He was a Damon Runyon-Winchell Walter Cancer Fund postdoctoral fellow at Harvard Medical School before joining the faculty at The Ohio State University. His research group is currently developing new methodologies for combinatorial synthesis and screening of macrocyclic peptides/peptidomimetcis, cyclic cell-penetrating peptides for drug delivery, and macrocyclic inhibitors against previously undruggable targets, such as intracellular protein-protein interactions.